a coating of silver, especially one electroplated on base metal.
Other definitions for silver-plate (2 of 2)
to coat (base metal) with silver, especially by electroplating.
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How to use silver plate in a sentence
The magistrates presented them with a magnificent service of silver plate.Belgium | George W. T. (George William Thomson) Omond
Lottie appeared with a crimson face, bearing a little ostentatious silver plate with a card.The Butterfly House | Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
A small, very odorous broiled bird lay on a square of browned toast on a silver plate before her.Jolly Sally Pendleton | Laura Jean Libbey
Jacques Boucher's dwelling was doubtless well furnished with silver plate and storied tapestry.The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2 (of 2) | Anatole France
Perhaps nothing, however, astonished me so much as the array of gold and silver plate in the dining-room.That Boy Of Norcott's | Charles James Lever
British Dictionary definitions for silver plate
a thin layer of silver deposited on a base metal
articles, esp tableware, made of silver plate
(tr) to coat (a metal, object, etc) with silver, as by electroplating
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